Essays about: "relocation of production"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words relocation of production.

  1. 1. AUTOMATION-INDUCED RESHORING: An Agent-based Model of the German Manufacturing Industry

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Laura Merz; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; System dynamics; Agent-based computational economics; Socio-technical innovation; Automation; Reshoring;

    Abstract : The concept of ‘Industry 4.0’ signalises the rise of innovative manufacturing technologies, including industrial robots. Wider applicability of robotic automation and higher efficiency of production processes shift the profitability analysis of strategic relocation decisions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Logistical Problems caused by Merger and Acquisition A case study of a horizontal merger in the industrial laundry industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Daniel Pettersson Vidlund; [2018-07-02]
    Keywords : Industrial laundry; Circulation products; Reverse logistics; M A; Merger Acquisition; Pre-merger;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Concept and simulation of robotized assembly application

    University essay from Högskolan Väst/Avdelningen för avverkande och additativa tillverkningsprocesser (AAT)

    Author : Hanna Tullock; [2018]
    Keywords : Assembly; Collaborative; Concept; Simulation;

    Abstract : Assa OEM is a manufacturer of locks and fittings for windows, doors and cabinets. To be more competitive, automating the production is an advantage. Assa assembles six different types of left and right reversible hinges. One product stands for 80 % of the assembly time on the line. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mittelstand-off: Implications for target firms of Sino-German Mittelstand acquisitions

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Konstantin Klüpfel; Erik Wester; [2017]
    Keywords : China; Germany; acquisition; M A; implications;

    Abstract : Sino-German Mittelstand acquisitions of recent years have received significant attention from the German public, politics, and media. In addition to a perceived imbalance between Germany and China regarding the treatment of foreign acquisitions, the key concern is that these acquisitions could diminish Germany's competitiveness by resulting in layoffs, relocation of production facilities to China, and knowledge transfer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing Transfer Projects in an Offshore Strategy : Swedish and Chinese Perspectives

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Emma Adolfsson; Peder Lindgren; [2015]
    Keywords : Chinese Culture; Knowledge Transfer; Knowledge Management; Transfer Project; Project Management; Offshore;

    Abstract : Offshoring concerns the relocation or a transfer of a company’s business activities to another country. When a company decides to offshore their business to another location it involves the transfer of products and knowledge which are both key activities in transfer projects. READ MORE